Rave of the moment, Emmanuel Dennis is excited to net a brace for Club Brugge in their 2-2 draw with Real Madrid in Tuesday’s champions league fixture.
The 21-year-old attacker silenced the arrogant home crowd when he opened the scoring with just eight minutes into the game .
He added the second in the 39th minutes to send the away fans into dream land, but Real Madrid fight back with two headed goals from Sergio Ramos and Casemiro to deny the Belgian famous victory.
After bagging the memorable first-half goals at Santiago Bernabeu, The young Nigerian forward revealed the reason for his chooses Ronaldo’s iconic ‘Siii’ celebration .
“Yes, I did a Cristiano Ronaldo goal celebration when I scored. I’ve been a Cristiano fan forever and I was very upset when he left Madrid. So I decided that if I scored in the Bernabeu tonight that’s what I’d do,” Dennis said after the game.
“Everyone expected them to beat us easily. We prepared for them, we believed and we had a good feeling.
“We took the lead with two goals, and obviously it would have been better to have beaten them too. I am a little bit disappointed in a way, but also happy that we won a point against a big team.”
Dennis added that Club Brugge went into the game with full confidence and was delighted with how they exposed Real Madrid weak defence.
“We train a lot, we train hard and we came here to make Ramos and Varane run,” he added.
“They are defenders – defenders don’t like to run! Most teams come here and play in a block, but we broke from the block and worked really hard.
Club Brugge are now unbeaten in their last 15 matches in all competitions.